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Human Rights Council should act to address rights crises - including Venezuela, Kashmir, Philippines and Cambodia

The High Commissioner has played an invaluable role in monitoring and documenting human rights crises around the world. In many cases, his Office has stepped up when this Council has failed to act. The High Commissioner has rightly brought attention to the growing human rights and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. Severe shortages of food make it extremely difficult for many families to feed their children, a ruthless government crackdown has led to thousands of arbitrary arrests, hundreds of civilians prosecuted by military courts, and torture and other abuses against detainees. About two million…

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